How to fix Error ” your connection is not Private” in chrome

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today I will gonna tell you to fix this error and how to do it,well the procedure really simple if I can do it,trust me anyone can do it.Just be with me for while and I will show you the way.

Your connection is not private. Attackers might be trying to steal your information from ….. (for example, password, messages, or credit cards)”

Your connection is not private

Attackers might be trying to steal your information from (for example, passwords, messages, or credit cards).


First, I got confuse when i got this message at very first time on my computer Screen. But after few web research and i found out the which helped me to fix this issue and I’m sure this is the same message that bothering you.

After few basic searches on the web, I got the reason behind “Your connection is not private” error in chrome and Here’s the detail information: Let’ start’s it


What is “Your connection is not private” Error in Google Chrome?

Basically, “Your connection is not private” or “Net::ERR_CERT_DATE_INVALID” error appears on screen due to the SSL error. SSL (secure sockets layers) is used by the Websites to keep all the information you enter on their pages private and secure. If you are getting the SSL error Net::ERR_CERT_DATE_INVALID in Google chrome, it means your internet connection or your computer is preventing Chrome from loading the page securely and privately.

how to fix error "your connection is not private" in chrome

I hope, now you are well familiar with – what is an SSL connection error? Now, let’s know Why SSL error or “Your connection is not private” error occur in Google Chrome?

Why SSL errors occur?

There is various reason of SSL errors occurrence, but some of the most important reasons why SSL warnings occur are:

  • The certificate is not issued by a recognized third part: Certificate creation is not a tough job, anyone can easily create SSL certificate. That’s why, Google Chrome examines to see whether a site’s certificate came from a trusted organization or not. If the site’s certificate is not detected from a trusted organization then Google Chrome can’t provide the access.
  • The site’s certificate is not up-to-date: In case, the site’s certificate is from a trusted organization but not up-to-date from a long time then Google Chrome cannot verify that the site is still secure and private.
  • The connection between the browser and the website might not be secure: Sometimes, it happens due to the unsecure combination of the Internet connection between the browser and the website.

Now, if you are quite clear with the terms – what is an SSL connection error? And Why SSL error or “Your connection is not private” error occurs in Google Chrome? then let’s know the methods to fix your connection is not private error in chrome.

How to Fix “Your connection is not private” Error

You haven’t to perform any complex settings in order to fix “Your connection is not private” in chrome. Only you have to check and fix the issue due to which your Internet connection or your computer is stopping Google Chrome from loading the page privately and securely. Here’s how:

Method 1: Check the Date and Time

In most of the cases, computer’s inaccurate date and time are the biggest cause of an SSL error or “Your connection is not private” error message. If you want to get rid of Google Chrome “Your connection is not private” error message then update your device’s clock. Once you corrected the date and time on your PC, you will not face this error again.

Method 2: Check the Antivirus Software

If your computer’s date and time are up to date, but still you are facing the privacy error “your connection is not private” then you need to check the antivirus software installed on your computer. Sometimes antivirus programs block the website’s security certificate and in result you face “your connection is not private” error on Web browsers. Here’s what to do:

  • If you have installed the Avast Free Antivirus to protect your PC then you will have to turn off HTTPS scanning in Avast. To do so, go to Settings → Active Protection → Web Shield → Customize, and finally uncheck the “Enable HTTPS scanning” box.
  • If you are using Bitdefender Antivirus Software  to get the best real-time security for your PC then you need to turn off SSL scan. To do this, firstly open the main interface of Bit defender and then go to Settings (which is located at upper right corner). Now from there, click on Privacy Control → Antiphishing tab → turn OFF the Scan SSL.

Method 3: Clean Google Chrome Browser

If above-mentioned methods don’t work for you then somehow cleaning the junk from Google chrone Browser can help you. To delete the cache, history, and other browser data from Google Chrome browser:

  • First of all, go to Settings → Show advanced settings → Clear browsing data under Privacy options.

If clearing browsing data doesn’t help then you can reset chrome browser settings to the default browser settings too. To reset your Chrome browser settings:

  • Firstly, click on the Chrome menu → Settings → Show advanced settings → Reset settings → Reset.

Method 4: Proceed to the Site

If you’re sure that the site you attempting to login is secured then you should proceed to the site. Because, if Google Chrome says that the security certificate is from the same  domain you are attempting to login, it means there is nothing to worry about when the error appears.

  • To proceed, firstly click on the “Advanced” link.

  • After that select “Proceed to <website link> (unsafe)“.

Method 5: Prevent Warning

Addition to all these things, if you want to prevent the warning then you can easily set to prevent warning for a particular period. To prevent warning in Chrome:

  • First of all, type chrome://flags” in the address bar and then press Enter.
  • Now scroll down towards the bottom and find “Remember decisions to proceed through SSL errors for a specified length of time.” option.
  • Once you find it, now from the drop-down menu select the desired setting according to your wish.

  • After selecting, whenever next time you receive the “Your connection is not private” error in chrome then select Advanced → “Proceed to <website link> (unsafe)“.
  • Once you completed these steps successfully, you won’t be interrupted with the Google Chrome your connection is not private error message again for selected time period (the preventing time you selected from the drop-down menu.
Important Note: Apply this method (Method 5: Prevent Warning) only if you’re sure that the websites you are attempting to login is secured and will not make any disturbance of the Internet connection between the browser and the website.

Dear friend’s, I hope now you know how to fix this error,trust me guys this trouble shooting guideline really work.I have faced the same problem with “‘.and you can see i’m still running this website.

If u need any help,you can comment i will surely do whats in my hand to get you out of this problem

Last but not least,guys if you using any plugins for chrome, like ad block you should remove it in order to fix this issue, well why remove ad block? In my case, ad block was the culprit.


Thus, you can see how simple is to fix “Your connection is not private” error in Google chrome. Apply these methods one by one on your Computer and let us know which method worked extremely well for you. Let us know – if have another appropriate way to fix error “Your connection is not private” in Chrome.

I hope this information would help you to get rid of this error,good luck

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